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Prescott, Arizona and the surrounding area is filled with campgrounds and dispersed camping. Below is a list of areas that have dispersed camping, as well as official campgrounds. 

Lynx Lake Campground:

Located in the Lynx Lake Recreation Area. Lynx Lake is one of the most popular recreation spots in central Arizona on the Bradshaw Ranger District. Kayaks are available to rent. 

Granite Basin:

At the base of the incredible Granite Mountain. There are many great trails for running, hiking, and mountain biking. This area is also popular for rock climbing. 

White Spar:

This campground is located near downtown Prescott. Beautiful ponderosa forest with an amazing trail network that connects to Quartz Mountain and Goldwater Lake.  

Groom Creek:

Located in the Bradshaw Mountains south of Prescott, about 15 minutes out of town.  There is great bouldering at the Groom Creek boulders. This area is also located near to Wolf Creek Falls.  

Thumb Butte (no designated campgrounds; dispersed camping only)